When my kids were newborns and toddlers and I would complain to my mom about the crankiness and tantrums that always seemed to occur in the late… Read more “Turning the Witching Hour into the Golden Hour: How I Transformed the Toughest Hour of the Day”
There was anguish in her cries. And frustration. And sheer exhaustion. And yet the next day, there she was again, with breakfast on the table, school lunches packed, and our clothes laid out for school.
You guys! It’s been way too long! I have to tell you, for a while now I’ve been thinking my blogging days might be over. I… Read more “Since I’ve Been Gone”
Recently I’ve been reading a lot about the science of happiness and while it’s all pretty interesting stuff, nothing really spoke to me. For example, many experts… Read more “The One Phrase That Changed My Outlook on Life”
I have been doing this mom thing for almost eight years now, and yet up until very recently, I struggled with dinner time. And when I say… Read more “Dinner Wars”
I know, I know. That’s a pretty bold statement, but I swear, this one thing has saved me so much stress and headaches, that I just… Read more “The One Mom-Hack That Just May Save Your Sanity This Holiday Season”
Yesterday, my seven year old said to me, “I want to play Legos upstairs.” I glanced up from my phone, and said, “ok, go ahead.” He replied, “No.… Read more “I’ll Go With You Always”
“Why are you still single?” “Have you tried online dating?” “You should get yourself out there; hasn’t it been long enough?” “Don’t you want someone to be… Read more ““Why Are You Still Single?” And Other Questions Not To Ask A Divorced Mom.”
When my kids went back to school and they needed backpacks, pencils, and folders, I went out and bought them. When my kids need help with their homework,… Read more “Making a Difference In A Child’s Life: How You Can Help”
…a funny thing happens as you get older (besides hangovers becoming more painful): you start to prioritize things differently.